Animator 12

Trek Precaliber 12 Raleigh MXR 12 Specialized
Riprock 12
Frame 6061 AL 7005 AL Hi Tens Steel 7005 AL
Fork Thermo-formed polymer with safety end caps Hi Tens Steel Hi Tens Steel Hi Tens Steel
Steel Ball-Bearing Headset yes yes yes yes

Standard-size

Seatpost

yes

yes

yes

yes

Full-size Crank Bearings yes yes yes yes
Handlebar Stem 4-bolt 2-bolt 2-bolt 2-bolt

Wheels

Alloy

Alloy

Alloy

Alloy

Heavy Duty Front Hub yes no no yes

Reinforced

Training Wheel Brace

yes no yes no
Steel Training Wheels yes no yes no
Correctly-installed Training Wheels yes ? yes ?

Our assembly service /

Premier wheelwork

yes no no no
Manufacturer Boan Merida
Price

$180

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